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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,507 1,438 13.2 12.2-14.3 10,069 86.8 85.7-87.8
-Western NC 1,958 289 15.6 13.0-18.5 1,669 84.4 81.5-87.0
GENDER
Male 750 78 12.1 8.8-16.5 672 87.9 83.5-91.2
Female 1,208 211 18.8 15.3-22.9 997 81.2 77.1-84.7
RACE
White 1,798 258 15.6 12.9-18.8 1,540 84.4 81.2-87.1
Other minorities 148 30 15.4 9.2-24.8 118 84.6 75.2-90.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,904 284 16.2 13.5-19.2 1,620 83.8 80.8-86.5
AGE
18-34 165 24 16.0 9.5-25.6 141 84.0 74.4-90.5
35-54 555 96 18.1 13.9-23.1 459 81.9 76.9-86.1
55-64 464 78 15.2 11.8-19.5 386 84.8 80.5-88.2
65-74 423 53 12.4 9.0-16.8 370 87.6 83.2-91.0
75+ 333 37 10.9 7.7-15.3 296 89.1 84.7-92.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 283 71 24.4 17.7-32.7 212 75.6 67.3-82.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 586 69 10.4 7.3-14.4 517 89.6 85.6-92.7
Some Post-H.S. 515 81 18.1 12.9-24.8 434 81.9 75.2-87.1
College Graduate 572 68 10.9 7.9-14.9 504 89.1 85.1-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 72 21.7 15.0-30.2 225 78.3 69.8-85.0
$15,000- 24,999 378 73 18.3 12.8-25.5 305 81.7 74.5-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 235 29 10.7 6.8-16.5 206 89.3 83.5-93.2
$35,000- 49,999 231 26 10.8 6.4-17.6 205 89.2 82.4-93.6
$50,000+ 470 45 11.8 8.0-17.1 425 88.2 82.9-92.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 691 152 23.4 18.3-29.5 539 76.6 70.5-81.7
No 1,183 122 11.3 8.7-14.4 1,061 88.7 85.6-91.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 276 22 8.0 4.7-13.1 254 92.0 86.9-95.3
Non-Veteran 1,682 267 16.5 13.7-19.7 1,415 83.5 80.3-86.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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